اشتر

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Noun[edit]

اشتر (uštar)

  1. camel

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian GMRA, ʾwštl (uštar, camel), ultimately from Proto-Indo-Iranian *uštra-. Compare Avestan 𐬎𐬱𐬙𐬭𐬀 (uštra, camel), Old Persian 𐎢𐏁𐎲𐎠𐎼𐎡 (uša-bāri-, camel-borne), and Sanskrit उष्ट्र (uṣṭra, camel, buffalo), Perhaps related to Old Armenian ուղտ (ułt).

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Noun[edit]

اشتر (oštor) (plural اشتران or اشترها)

  1. (archaic) camel
    • Saadi, Gulistan, chapter 2, story 27
      اشتر به شعر عرب در حالتست و طرب
      گر ذوق نیست ترا، کژطبع جانوری
      uštšr ba ši'r-i Arab dar hālat-ast u tarab
      gar ḏawq nēst tu-rā, kaž-tab' jāniwarē

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